stomatoloģija

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Latvian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

A new coinage, ultimately from Ancient Greek στόμα (stóma, mouth) and -λογία (logía, study).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

stomatoloģija f (4th declension)

  1. stomatology, dentistry (branch of medicine that studies the mouth and the oral cavity, their diseases, treatments, and prevention; also dentistry)
    ar mūsu gadsimta sākumu stomatoloģija diferencējās trīs lielajos pamatvirzienos: terapeitiskajā, ortopēdiskajā un ķirurģiskajā stomatoloģijā — at the beginning of our century, stomatology (dentistry) differentiated itself into three major directions: therapeutic, orthopedic and surgical stomatology (dentistry)

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Usage notes[edit]

In Latvian, stomatoloģija (stomatology) and zobārstniecība (dentistry) are often seen as synonyms.

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